Retired Affiliate Subscription

Retired Affiliates are previous full or partner members who no longer work in higher education or in a role relating to careers or employability and who have no intention of returning to this area of work.

Our Retired Affiliate subscription is designed to help keep you in touch with what is going on in the profession. It is supported by our Alumni Network, an active, committed and supportive community of retired higher education careers and employability professionals. Find out more.



A one-off fee of £77.73+VAT (overseas applicants will not be required to pay VAT)






  • Access to professional AGCAS Member and Affiliate only discussion lists via JiscMail to share practice, insights and establish collaborative opportunities.
  • Improve knowledge, practice and services through instant access to our network of almost 4,000 individual global higher education student career development and graduate employment professionals.


  • Access to a range of relevant professional development opportunities, allowing you to build confidence and credibility.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills that you need to progress and develop.
  • Learn through our member-led training. Pick up new ideas, perspectives and efficiencies from professionals within the AGCAS community as they share their experiences.

Research and Knowledge

  • Access resources, research and publications via our Knowledge Centre.
  • Access and the opportunity to contribute to the Research and Knowledge Hub, a repository for articles, research and resources in the field of careers and employability.
  • Access and gain the opportunity to contribute to our termly e-journal, Phoenix, which shares best practice in careers and employability service delivery.
  • Improve knowledge and practice through up-to-date research and practitioner-led insights into the key issues affecting the sector and profession.
  • Develop your research and writing skills, expertise, knowledge and contacts in an occupational or subject area.


Before joining AGCAS as a member or affiliate, you will need to register as a user on our website. To do this select the ‘Login’ option and then register to use the site using the box on the right hand side. Once this has been completed, you will be able to begin your application.